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Published medians give context on student performance in courses

(02/27/20 7:00am)

When students pick out new classes each term, one of their many considerations could be the grade medians of the available courses. At the end of every quarter, in addition to reporting individual grades, the College registrar also places the median grade of each class on a student’s transcript. These grades represent the 50th percentile of students’ grades, with half of the class earning grades below the median and the other half earning grades at or above the median. 

Dartmouth sees late visits from candidates

(02/11/20 7:25am)

This past weekend, campus buzzed with energy not only from Winter Carnival festivities, but also because of several visits from presidential candidates leading up to the New Hampshire primary. Former South Bend, IN mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke at separate events in the Hopkins Center for the Arts on Saturday, while entrepreneur Andrew Yang and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) held events on Sunday at the Top and the Hop and the Hanover Inn, respectively.  

College conducts tests for applicability of new geoexchange system

(11/14/19 7:05am)

As students walk across the Green over the next few days, they may notice another fenced-off, ongoing campus project. Earlier this week, the College commenced drilling wells on the Green to learn more about the viability of a geoexchange system at the College, which would be a renewable energy option to meet up to 30 percent of the College’s heating needs. 

Construction begins on West End Irving Institute building

(10/18/19 6:05am)

As students walk around campus, they may notice yet another construction project underway. Construction began on the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society on Oct. 7. Expected to open at the beginning of the Fall 2021 term, the new building will be located between the Tuck School of Business and Thayer School of Engineering on Tuck Drive.  

Duo implementation increases security, adds time to students logins

(09/26/19 6:10am)

Information, Technology, and Consulting finished the migration of all accounts and services to Duo 2FA, a two-factor authentication program, on July 24. ITC switched to using Duo to create a more secure method for logging into Dartmouth accounts and services, replacing the old method of security questions for authentication. However, some students have voiced concerns about the system’s efficacy since its implementation.